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Criminal – Abduction – Intent To Defile – Circumstantial Evidence – Fiber Evidence – Reversal (access required)

In reviewing this conviction for abduction with intent to defile a five-year-old girl, the court concludes that 1) although evidence supported a finding that defendant abducted the child, it did not support a finding that he did so with intent to defile her; 2) carpet fibers found in defendant's car had no probative value because ...